Charlotte Weeks Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2016 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Charlotte Weeks

Charlotte specialises in delivering practical advice and providing commercial solutions to a wide range of property disputes.

With extensive experience in court litigation and as a qualified solicitor advocate, Charlotte advises on complex and high value property disputes using either the courts or alternative dispute resolution to find the best solution for her clients.

Charlotte regularly advises clients with large scale property interests on day to day landlord and tenant matters and on a range of potentially contentious issues. This includes rent reviews, dilapidations disputes, insolvency and rent arrears, service charge disputes and break notices. Charlotte also has experience in formulating and managing vacant possession strategies.

Recent highlights include:

  • A successful claim in the Court of Appeal for the long leaseholders seeking to enforce their rights under a restrictive covenant in the case Sophie Hicks v 89 Holland Park (Management) Limited,
  • Acting for the government in a high value rent review claim,
  • Managing a vacant possession strategy of an office tower and shopping arcade in Central London and
  • Advising on the implications of PFI contracts concerning large property portfolios.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Charlotte was an associate in the Dispute Resolution department of a large multinational law firm where she advised clients on both commercial and property related disputes, including a joint venture dispute relating to the rollout of the 3G network.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2022

    • Career
      July 2022
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      April 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      September 2016
      Linklaters LLP, associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2014

    • Career
      September 2014
      Linklaters LLP, trainee
    • Education
      University of Law, GDL
  • 2012

    • Education
      University of Cambridge, Geography